Pacific RISA Project Specialist Paula Moehlenkamp participated in the Palau Indigenous Knowledge Exchange to share Indigenous Knowledge, climate adaptation practices 22 September 2022

Pacific RISA Project Specialist Paula Moehlenkamp participated in the Palau Indigenous Knowledge Exchange to share Indigenous Knowledge, climate adaptation practices

Ms. Moehlenkamp attended the Palau Indigenous Knowledge Exchange to participate in traditional forms of aquaculture and navigation, exploring Indigenous coastal solutions to climate change mitigation, adaptation, resilience, and building alliances for a united Pacific.

White House launches new portal to help U.S. communities assess exposure to climate hazards 8 September 2022

White House launches new portal to help U.S. communities assess exposure to climate hazards

The White House, U.S. Department of the Interior, and U.S. Commerce Department’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration jointly launched a new website, titled The Climate Mapping for Resilience and Adaptation (CMRA), to help communities across the nation analyze their exposure to a range of climate- related hazards and use this information to apply for federal funds to support climate resiliency projects for their communities.

SCIPP, a NOAA RISA team, to host a climate justice-focused webinar on Disaster Recovery and Preparedness for Communities on the Frontlines 8 September 2022

SCIPP, a NOAA RISA team, to host a climate justice-focused webinar on Disaster Recovery and Preparedness for Communities on the Frontlines

This virtual webinar will highlight stories from community leaders and organizers in the Gulf South who are preparing their communities for future severe weather events and disruptions, even in the midst of ongoing recovery from previous disasters.

CEE’s Ned Gardiner Presents Steps to Resilience Training for FEMA Region 3 15 July 2022

CEE’s Ned Gardiner Presents Steps to Resilience Training for FEMA Region 3

On July 27, Gardiner will present on climate adaptation and The Climate Resilience Toolkit Steps to Resilience Framework for FEMA Region 3, helping to bring climate information to communities in need of hazard mitigation assistance and planning support.

CPO’s RISA Hosted Panel and Poster Sessions at the Global Council for Science and the Environment 2022 Annual Conference 23 June 2022

CPO’s RISA Hosted Panel and Poster Sessions at the Global Council for Science and the Environment 2022 Annual Conference

RISA organized a panel and a poster session at the Global Council for Science and the Environment 2022 Annual Conference which took place virtually from June 21-24th. The sessions explored examples of transformative change that RISA teams have accomplished in their regions, as well as some of the recent innovative approaches RISA has taken to address climate adaptation.

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